Girls Varsity Softball · Fairmont Firebirds Varsity advance to district finals with win over Middletown

Fairmont Firebirds Varsity took the lead late and defeated Middletown 7-2 on Tuesday. The game was tied at two with Fairmont Firebirds Varsity batting in the top of the fifth when Kaitie Thompson homered on a 3-2 count, scoring three runs.

In the second inning, Fairmont Firebirds Varsity got their offense started when Kiyah Burroughs drew a walk stole second came to third on pass ball and scored on a wild pitch.

Hilarie Spitler pitched Fairmont Firebirds Varsity to victory. She lasted seven innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out nine and walking one.

Fairmont Firebirds Varsity tallied eight hits. Taylor Hiltey and Thompson all managed multiple hits for Fairmont Firebirds VarsityHiltey led Fairmont Firebirds Varsity with three hits in four at bats.